They grow up so fast

When you have kids, people are constantly reminding you that “they grow up so fast.” Thank goodness!!!

White lies

I’ve told a few lies in my life. That’s the truth. And the real reason has been pretty consistent and fairly simple. Because...

The 80s were cool, man…

Last night we had the opportunity to show about a dozen youngsters from the ages of 5-16 just how cool the 1980s...

Never trust a dog movie

I refuse to watch a movie or read a book in which a dog is the lead character. I’ve been burned too...

A message, a meaning, and Mr. Rogers

In the mid to late Seventies, I spent about half an hour a day with a good friend of mine, having a...

Cold calls, common ground, and an armadillo

Every day I get numerous calls from telemarketers trying to sell me something.  Most of the time they want me to buy...

Chicken Burgers

These chicken burgers are packed with flavor! I grind boneless skinless chicken thigh meat for these, but you can find ground chicken...

To all the bottle caps I’ve known…

Have you ever thought about how important the life of a bottlecap is? I bet there are a lot of them that...

Broccoli Bacon Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese is a staple for most families with children. I knew I need to keep this recipe when Parker asked...

Nostalgia, a ski trip, and “The Good Old Days”

Nos-tal-gia (noun)… a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations.